1 Before you finish making your list of New Year’s resolutions, you might want to get a little advice from some future thinkers at the Psychic Fair at the Marriott Park Central. Call 241-4876 for details.
3 If you feel like a drive and the weather’s fine, take some old advice and go West-to the Weatherford First Monday trade days where bargains abound. Call (817) 594-3801 for directions and more info.
5 Ice hockey makes a rare appearance at Reunion Arena. Don’t miss this exhibition game between the USA and the USSR. For details and tickets, call 373-8000.
8 Internationally acclaimed violinist Itzhak Perlman, accompanied by pianist Samuel Sanders, gives a one-night recital in tune with the community’s needs. Proceeds benefit the Jewish Coalition for the Homeless and its daycare center for children. At the Meyerson Symphony Center. Call 330-ARTS for tickets.
11 See Americathrough the eyesof early explorersand settlers InEncountering theNow World,1493-1800: AColumbus Quin-centennialCelebration fromthe John CarterBrown Library,Brown University.The collection ofprints, maps,books and draw-Ings, including anillustrated letterannouncingColumbus’s discovery to theSpanish court, willbe displayedthrough Mar. 8 atthe Amon CarterMuseum in FortWorth. (817)738-1933.
16 Dancers and choreographers from the Metroplex and points beyond come together for A Dallas Dance Gathering at Leach Theater in Booker T. Washington High School in the Arts District. Different programs offered nightly through the 18th. 720-7313.
18 Great Britain’s prize-winning classical guitarist Stanley Yates brings his talent to the DMA in a solo performance sponsored by the Dallas Classic Guitar Society. Tickets available at the door. For more information, call 528-3733.
23 Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra continues its season with works by Glinda, Rossini, Copland and Mozart, featuring the group’s own principal clarinetist Alex Yeselson. At the Irving Arts Center. For information and tickets, call 869-1771.
25 We know Bart and Homer would love it, and you might, too. It’s the Monster Truck and Tractor Pull at Reunion Arena. Call 373-8000 for Info.
27 From madrigals to Motown, The King’s Singers offer an evening of music to suit a variety of tastes. The Englishmen come to the Majestic Theatre as part of Allegro Dallas’ Great Artists series. Call 520-6215 for more information and 373-8000 for tickets.